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    HSBC-IBA Business Case Competition launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on February 15, 2017

    HSBC-IBA Business Case Competition 2017 was on Wednesday launched at a programme in Dhaka with an aim to provide a platform for the students to apply their theoretical and analytical skills in solving real-life business scenarios...

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    Stocks drop on profit booking after seven-day rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on February 15, 2017

    Dhaka stocks declined on Wednesday mainly due to investors profit booking share sales following a seven-day market surge...

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    Rice price not to go up further: food minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on February 15, 2017

    Food minister Quamrul Islam on Wednesday assured all that the prices of coarse rice would not go up further during the current aman season although a quarter was active to increase the price at retail level...

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    Limited progress in export diversification, job creation major challenge: WB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on February 15, 2017

    Limited progress in diversifying exports, low skill intensive exports, high cost of doing business and employment generation are the major challenges for development of Bangladesh and other South Asian countries, said World Bank lead economist Zahid Hossain on Wednesday....

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    Capital machinery importers now get 30 months to settle payment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on February 15, 2017

    The country’s importers of capital machinery will now get 30 months to settle payment against their imported items after filling up the letters of credit authorisation form instead of the previous duration of 18 months....

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    BTRC to hold ‘beauty contest’ for awarding MNP licence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on February 15, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has cancelled entire auction procedure of mobile number portability service licence in the backdrop of security clearance related complicacy...

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    NBR mulls increasing number of tax cards

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on February 15, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue may increase the number of tax cards to recognise more taxpayers for their contribution through paying income tax...

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    Plastic industrial estate to be completed by 2018: Amu

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:22pm on February 15, 2017

    Industries minister Amir Hossain Amu Wednesday said the work on developing a plastic industrial estate is likely to be completed by June 2018 to ensure an environment-friendly plastic industry in the country...

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    H1 capital machinery imports post 70pc growth

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:04pm on February 15, 2017

    The imports of capital machinery increased by 69.91 per cent in the first half of the current financial year 2016-17 compared with 14.75 per cent growth during the same period a year ago...

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    Stocks rise for 7th day as finance orgs start declaring dividend

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on February 14, 2017

    Dhaka stocks advanced on Tuesday, extending the upward market trend to 7th session, amid commencement of dividend declarations by financial institutions, attracting investors in purchasing shares of the segment...